9 networking tips for anyone, including introverts

If you’re like many business professionals these days, you have lots of business socials and networking opportunities on your schedule. However, during the pandemic, your networking skills maybe got a bit rusty. If you’re feeling uncomfortable and lacking confidence when attending these events again, I have your back! ✅Below are my 9 networking tips for… Read More


6 musts for a thank-you note

You know those holiday gifts you received? Well, quick…dig through your stationery drawer and grab some thank you notes. It’s not too late. Here are 6 musts for a perfect thank-you note. It will make your recipients’ day and put a smile on their face to find your handwritten note in their mailbox. To begin… Read More


1:1 coaching benefit you

As a business etiquette consultant, I often get calls about 1:1 coaching. And these callers usually ask the question, “How will 1:1 coaching benefit me?” Every working professional is unique in their skills, talents, abilities, and even emotional intelligence. Often these professionals find themselves at a place of wanting to move ahead in their careers… Read More


dining etiquette

Why rock your dining etiquette? Because people need a brush-up course on table manners post-Pandemic. Business lunches and dinners came to a standstill during the Pandemic. Nor, of course, did people gather at restaurants for social meals. But now, post-pandemic, my etiquette business has skyrocketed! Most bookings are for my popular dining etiquette training called… Read More


new neighbor etiquette

Life often brings new neighbors into our life.  So, I was honored to be interviewed for this “new neighbor etiquette” story in Rent.com. You’ve likely heard the theme song to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which includes, “Won’t you be my neighbor?” So, in this article, you will learn what you need to know about being a… Read More


proper eating etiquette

Proper eating etiquette – post-pandemic – is essential to give a good impression and to show respect to others. During the pandemic, when restaurant and business meals were mostly non-existent, proper eating etiquette may have gotten a bit rusty. So, now as dinner parties, restaurant meals, and business dinners have resumed, let’s look at some… Read More


national talk in elevator day

Who knew there was a “National Talk in an Elevator Day”?! I sure didn’t. But there is. It’s July 30, 2021. My newly gained, profound knowledge of this national day is thanks to a cleverly written marketing piece from my friends, Joe Mathis and Todd Wade, at the amazing Rumbledrum event planners extroidiaire! So, why… Read More


business etiquette old versus new rules for virtual world

Business etiquette – Old versus New Rules in our Virtual World. Hmmm…what still applies? Good business etiquette was vital in our pre-pandemic world to give a good impression and reflect well on a company’s brand and image. The basic business etiquette rules were easy to remember. Give a firm handshake. Have good eye contact. Dress… Read More


post-COVID office etiquette

There is some post-COVID office etiquette you need to know if you plan to return to your office soon. To begin with, gone are the days when chatting closely around the water cooler was the norm. Or high-fiving someone in the hallway. Anyone who works in an office now is mindful of social distancing and… Read More


etiquette mistakes retail stores coronavirus

Etiquette Mistakes at Retail Stores During Covid-19 In our new normal, nothing is, well, normal. That includes shopping at retail stores.  We try to stand six feet apart while browsing or waiting in the check-out line. We try not to touch and feel clothing items on the rack.  But, customers make etiquette mistakes at retail… Read More